Month: February 2021

Having a title doesn’t make you a leader.

I’ve seen many leaders (or, said better, people in leadership positions but not necessarily leaders) bully, bluster and bloviate. When met with respectful dissent that was well-reasoned, practical, factual and presented diplomatically, they’d wield their title as a cudgel to beat-down lower-level employees who were simply trying to build a life and career These types …

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I said I couldn’t, but I did (and for a good reason).

A few months ago, I thought about buying some Pitt gear considering that my daughter’s boyfriend was a Pitt grad and working with the Pitt football team. Nope, couldn’t do it I said back then. I wouldn’t be staying true to my Penn State brand. Well, I reversed course, for a good reason. I had …

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